Can an 85 year old have hernia surgery after long term steroid use?
The age and chronic steroid use make the surgery more dangerous. The steroid use may also make it harder to heal the wounds.
If the hernia is causing sufficiently severe problems the increased risk may be justified.
It is now considered that it is better not to have surgery if a hernia is small and painless. Up to 30 percent of groin hernia operations can lead to long-term pain or disability. Nowadays it's a question of weighing up the pros and cons of living with a hernia compared with the risk of the surgery going wrong. If a hernia is causing no problems, it can be safely left alone. If you have…
Cystocele is the term meaning hernia of the bladder. Hernia of urinary bladder is known as sliding hernia. This hernia occurs when an organ drags along part of peritoneum,or ,in other words,the organ is a part of the hernia sac.The colon and urinary bladder are often involved. the term also frequently refers to sliding hernia of the stomach.
What is the medical term meaning suture of a defect in a muscular wall such as the repair of a hernia?
Since gastric bypass surgery is a surgery, there are inherent risks. They include: infection, blood clotting, breathing problems, and even death. Weight-loss surgery may also have long-term side effects like bowel obstruction, diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting, gallstones, hernia, low blood sugar, malnutrition, or ulcers.